CRYPTIC CROSSWORD COMPETITION
Challenges are pathway to keep us on the track of progress; they make us feel engaged, connected, thrilled and at times overwhelmed. Solving Cryptic crossword challenges is a matter of passion and practice and solving these puzzles are like making our brain run on treadmill for several kilometres.
Delhi Public school Patna had the privilege to host the Patna City level Interschool Crossword competition on 26th July, 2018 with 29 schools participating, represented by two Students each and accompanied by their respective mentors. The rules and regulation of the Contest were explained by the CCCP Resource person, Mr Amitabh who conducted the contest , aided and supported by the members of Student Council, DPS Patna. The occasion was graced by the Chief Guest, Mrs Shikha Srivastava, MD-COMFED who motivated the participants, encouraging them to take part in such activities on regular basis. She also drew attention to the progress made by Sudha dairy in the last few years and its contribution towards development of Cooperative Dairy farming in Bihar on the pattern of Anand dairy of Gujrat.The other guest Mr Vivek Singh, Principal Secretary to the Governor, Bihar could not come on account of some urgent meeting at Governor’s House. The Principal, Mr B.Vinod was the next to address the gathering of mentor teachers while the participants munched on snacks and beverages sponsored by the Sudha Dairy. He also presented a memento to the Chief Guest Ms. Shikha Srivastava, as a token of appreciation for having taken time out from her busy schedule for this event.The Declaration of Results and prize distribution ceremony brought cheer to all and applause for the winners- The first Runner up being St. Kerens High School while Gyan Niketan notching the top slot, both team scoring 20/20 with time factor being the decider. Delhi Public school had to remain satisfied with the fourth position.The Mentor teachers collected the certificates for their respective team members as time constraint did not permit distribution of the same to each participants individually. The vote of thanks extended by Mrs Pallavi Srivastava, marked the conclusion of this mega event, thoroughly enjoyed by the teachers and the participants alike. The teams departed on this positive note to meet again next year with same zeal, same passion and same dream to crack and solve – bigger and bolder challenges.